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an attempt by Schwarzenegger to remake California government

Veto Flap is Really About A Power Grab Tom Elias, Mirror Contributing Writer To most Californians who have noticed...

Original post made by Angry as Hell on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl, on Aug 25, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 10 comments | 1751 Views

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Letter: Support Measure D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6922 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by full court press?, on May 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 20 comments | 1751 Views

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Bronze-plated Stoneridge Drive extension

Tim Hunt's restricted article prompted me to a rest-of-the-story inquiry. If so many groups are willing to fund a Livermore...

Original post made by Rest of the Story on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Casanova_Frankenstein, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 1751 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No decision until 5 p.m. tonight on whether Bay Bridge will re-open tomorrow morning

It will be "quite a challenge" to repair a damaged part of the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in time...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1751 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday's earthquake felt throughout Tri-Valley, much of Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck east of San Jose Friday afternoon and could be felt throughout much...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Yet Another Teacher, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1751 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of a plan by Ponderosa Homes to construct 27 houses on a Centerpointe Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 4 comments | 1751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I don’t want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador benefit today for earthquake victims in Nepal

Amador Valley High School is hosting a benefit run Wednesday for victims of the earthquakes in Nepal. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Tony Battilega, on May 13, 2015 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama to give healthcare to significant others of homosexual government workers

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_gay_benefits...

Original post made by Cindy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm?, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 1750 Views

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Out of Control Right-Wing Hate

Here is a good article about the danger of right-wing extremism and terrorism. Although this is a national issue, it is something...

Original post made by Francis on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 18, 2009 at 12:25 am | 8 comments | 1750 Views

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CBO says Obamacare Increases Healthcare premiums

An Inconvenient Truth: Obamacare Would Make Ms. Canfield’s Health Insurance Even More Expensive Monday, March 15, 2010...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 35 comments | 1750 Views

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Measure D Question

This may be a dumb question, but I'm wondering why we are allowed to vote on this. If the land is zoned for houses and it's...

Original post made by Jared on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by junebug, on May 27, 2010 at 11:45 am | 35 comments | 1750 Views

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Genealogy expert to talk about War of 1812 at 7:30 p.m.tonight

Kathryn Miller Marshall, considered an expert on the history of early California, will speak Monday on the War of 1812 and...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Kay Speaks, on Jan 10, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 1750 Views

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Does Equitable Always Mean Ethical And Compassionate?

When looking into a public healthcare option - on any level - it is vitally important to ask one question: Does equitable...

Original post made by Reality on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Phoebe, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:55 am | 21 comments | 1749 Views

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Gotcha!

Photos from the farmers' market in August. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2438...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1749 Views

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Weekly opens Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

With Mother's Day right around the corner, the Pleasanton Weekly is launching its annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Margo, on May 2, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1749 Views

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Former employees suing NUMMI as new management seeks to re-open plant

Apparently not everyone is happy with the prospect of the NUMMI plant reopening under new management. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Juanita, on Nov 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 5 comments | 1749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Would you, could you in the rain?

Would you, could you in the rain? Why are the students of PMS spending their lunch period in 40 degree temps in the pouring...

Original post made by A PMS parent on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by lunch lady, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1748 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's debt crises

I voted NO to higher taxes when I left the state. Thank God we only have 1 more year of tuition in the State system. ...

Original post made by Kangaroo on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 15, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views

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City's free Movies in the Park feature tonight is 'Wizard of Oz'

Pleasanton will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1929 classic 'The Wizard of Oz' at its Thursday night Movies in the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 1748 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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